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A Vision for Asia Pacific in 2050 

A vision for APAC in 2050 by Tony Estrel
“A great piece of writing. It is a very bold way of looking at future for next 30 years from a future date in 2050.”

— Nawal Roy, CEO Holmusk

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“I marvelled at the combination of technology, science, human emotion, and competing interests.”

— Dan Kendall, Managing Editor, Digital Health Today

A thought experiment white paper by Tony Estrella

What does the future hold for healthcare systems after the COVID-19 pandemic? 

The adoption of digital health that we've seen in the last few months is inspiring. The positive impact on people's lives gives us hope that we can eventually learn from the challenges we are facing today to shift from sick care to personalised healthcare and dynamic prevention.  

Through the support of FutureProofing Healthcare and Roche, Tony Estrella authored a white paper blending his storytelling expertise with his healthcare experience that envisions an optimistic view of APAC health in 2050.  In this future, the world has overcome the current pandemic and is now focused on longevitydata driven decisions, & better health outcomes.

Watch this video to learn more:

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HealthTech Fiction

When Star Trek first aired on TV in 1966, the Russian and American space programmes were less than 10 years old. The imaginative sequences and narratives of this series and other space-themed science fiction shaped the minds of many who later became pioneers in developing the space programmes we have today. This power of storytelling is explored in great depth in Yuval Noah Harari's widely read book Sapiens.

As technology such as Artificial Intelligence, robotics, blockchain, and smart devices permeate every aspect of current healthcare systems, storytelling has an opportunity to again spark the imagination of many to achieve a new vision of better health systems and outcomes.

As an author, Tony enjoys exploring and developing engaging narratives to describe how people will be affected by disruptive shifts in technology.

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A fiction novel exploring the science of the mind

As featured by the BBC, Comatose is a globe-trotting thriller that explores the science of the mind.   The book also explores the future of healthcare through both an AI character and hospital infused with digital health tools for the leading global authority on comas. 

Tony has shared this novel with inspiring people such as José Ramos Horta and Alicia Silverstone.   Comatose continues to receive positive affirmations from readers all over the world as they become introduced to (fictionally) why we dream.


Comatose is the first book in a trilogy, called The Lucid Dreaming Chronicles.  The second book is currently in development.  

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